Fred Ludlow was a top board track motorcycle racer of the who made the transition to the dirt track. Ludlow’s greatest accomplishment came in September of when he won five national championships at the M&ATA finale on the dirt mile at Syracuse, New York.
1912 Indian Board Track V-twin racer. Board-track racers had cylinders ported to scavenge excess exhaust and crankcase pressure. Some factory racing machines were sold to public in both to defray expenses and encourage privateer entries.